1619 – G. Mercator – Lithuania
One of the earliest gorgeous map of Lithuania issued by Gerard Mercator – Jodocus Hondius. This is one of the maps which includes Gerhard Marcator’s name as the map maker. Comes from french edition atlas – “Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura … Editio qvarta. Amsterodami, Iudoci Hondij An. D. 1619″ published in Amsterdam, by J. Hondius, 1619.
Cartographer: Gerardus Mercator (1512 – 1594)
Sheet size: 44 x 55 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition, original hand colouring, as usual brownish paper. Small wormhole in the center. Paper with map maker’s watermark. Middle fold as issued.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1619 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!